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CONTACT US

IMPORTANT NOTICE: AEE has relocated to its new headquarters. Please send all future correspondence to the address below.


3168 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30341
770-447-5083

ADMINISTRATION

CONTROLLER : Jennifer Vendola
Jennifer, former Certification Director at AEE, has assumed the position as AEE Controller.  Jennifer graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry and BBA in Accounting.  Jennifer can be contacted with any questions regarding accounts receivables or payables.   
770-447-5083, ext. 222      Fax: 770-446-3969          Email: jennifer@aeecenter.org

EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATOR: Ruth Whitlock
Ruth oversees the AEE Awards Programs at international, national, regional and chapter levels, and administers programs for the Energy Managers Hall of Fame and officer nominations and elections. She is responsible for U.S. and international chapter development and relations; Corporate Member development; site selection for AEE tradeshows; and convention center and hotel contracting.
770-447-5083, ext. 216    Fax: 770-446-3969    Email: whit@aeecenter.org

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Albert Thumann, P.E., C.E.M.
Mr. Thumann is the Executive Director and Founder of the Association of Energy Engineers. He is a licensed professional engineer and holds two masters degrees in computer science and industrial engineering.  Mr. Thumann is a Certified Energy Manager and the author of 25 energy books. He was inducted into the AEE Energy Managers Hall of Fame in 1997.
770-447-5083, ext. 212     Fax: 770-446-3969    Email: al@aeecenter.org

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S ASSISTANT: Angie Quarles
Angie joined AEE as the Assistant to the Executive Director in August 2014.
770-447-5083, ext. 220    Fax: 770.446.3969    Email: angie@aeecenter.org 

 

BOOKS

BOOK SALES:  Brenda Powell
Customers can order books, check on availability or discuss customer service needs through our customer service department.
770-925-9558                     Fax: 770-381-9865           Email: brenda@aeecenter.org

 

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

E-COMMERCE & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR: Brian Douglas
770-279-4386                   Fax: 770-381-9865             Email: brian@aeecenter.org

 

CERTIFICATION

Certification Directors handle application requests, questions regarding application, renewals, public and in-house exams (grading and scoring process), certification (board approval), and general questions pertaining to exam and certification.

Director: Helen Johnson
Helen previously held the position of Director of Conference Speakers for AEE. She attended Georgia State University and holds a bachelor's of Business Administration in hospitality. She handles to following certification programs:

Certified Energy Manager® (CEM®)
Certified Business Energy Professional (BEP®)
Certified Business Energy Professional in Training (BEPIT
)
Energy Manager in Training (EMIT™)


770-447-5083, ext. 218        Fax: 770-447-4354       Email: helen@aeecenter.org

CEM Administrative Assistant : Crystal Xiong
Crystal assists Helen Johnson in the CEM certification department and can be contacted regarding the application process and status.
770-447-5083, ext. 213        Fax: 770-447-4354       Email: crystal@aeecenter.org

Director: Francine Seskin
Francine joined AEE in 2006 as Executive Assistant to the Executive Director after receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from Georgia State University. In January 2008, she became Certification Director.
770-447-5083, ext. 223      Fax: 770-447-4354      Email: fseskin@aeecenter.org

Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional (CLEP™)   Certified Carbon Reduction Manager (CRM®)
Certified Indoor Air Quality Professional (CIAQP™)   Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP®)
Certified Power Quality Professional (CPQ®)   Masters Level CBCP (CBCPM™)
Certified Geoexchange Designer (CGD®)   Certified Energy Procurement Professional (CEP®)
Distributed Generation Certified Professional (DGCP™)   Certified Green Building Engineer (GBE®)
Certified Energy Auditor (CEA™)   Certified Sustainable Development Professional (CSDP®)
Certified Energy Auditor in Training (CEAIT™)   Certified Building Enery Simulation Analyst (BESA™)
Masters Level CEA (CEAM™)   Certified Existing Building Commissioning Professional (EBCP™)
Certified Residential Energy Auditor (REA™)   Certified Renewable Energy Professional (REP™)


Director: Michelle Zakin
Michelle handles the following certification programs:

Building Energy & Sustainability Technician (BEST)
Government Operator of High Performance Buildings (GOHP)
Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP®)
Energy Efficiency Practitioner (EEP)
Certified Performance Contracting and Funding Professional (PCF)

 

770-447-5083, ext. 219        Fax: 770-447-4354       Email: mzakin@aeecenter.org

 

International Program Director: Mary Elise Cox
Mary Elise handles all aspects of presenting AEE certification training programs with government agencies and the private sector as well as AEE chapters around the world.  She also oversees the process of qualified individuals obtaining certification outside of the United States.
770-447-5083, ext. 221    Fax: 770-446-3969    Email: maryelise@aeecenter.org


CONFERENCES, EXHIBITS AND TRADE SHOWS

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION:
Our Conference Registration Department oversees all facets of the registration process for all conferences and tradeshows. They may be contacted for pricing, registration, and general show questions.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION DIRECTOR: Connie Meadows 
770-447-5083, ext. 226        Fax: 770-447-4354        Email: connie@aeecenter.org

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS DIRECTOR: Michelle Whitlock
Michelle is in charge of developing the conference programs and coordinating the speakers for each show.
770-447-5083, ext. 215          Fax: 770-447-4354         Email: michelle@aeecenter.org

EVENT & MARKETING DIRECTOR: Lauren Lake
As AEE's meeting planner, Lauren coordinates conferences and trade shows including securing bids and contracts for audio-visual equipment, computers, medical services, security, photography, event services and catering.  She oversees the design, printing and distribution of promotional materials for shows and membership. She can also be contacted regarding show sponsorship opportunities.
770-447-5083, ext. 211        Fax: 770-446-3969         Email: lauren@aeecenter.org

EXHIBITS ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR: Katrinka Maddox
770-279-4388           Fax: 770-381-9865          Email: kat@aeecenter.org

EXHIBITS MANAGER: Ted Kurklis
World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) ( http://www.aeecenter.org/weec ),

770-271-7869           Fax: 770-271-7981           Email: ted@aeecenter.org

EXHIBITS MANAGER: Ashley Clark
West Coast Management Congress (WCEMC) ( http://www.aeecenter.org/emc ).
GLOBALCON ( http://www.aeecenter.org/globalcon ).
770-279-4392           Fax: 770-381-9865           Email: ashley@aeecenter.org

SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMS : Bill Kent 
Bill is responsible for developing and managing stimulus-funded green job training programs for federal, state, and local groups.  In addition, he is responsible for strategic alliances, energy advocacy, and is active in the corporate and event sponsorship programs for all AEE conferences and exhibitions.  Bill is also working with AEE in expanding the Government and Commercial Energy Leader Programs.  He is a Certified Energy Manager® (CEM®) and was previously Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Varec, an SAIC company.
770-447-5083, ext. 217           Fax: 770-446-3969          Email: bill@aeecenter.org

PRINT ADVERTISING INDUSTRY PUBLICATIONS: Patty A. Thumann
678-778-8516  Email: patty@aeecenter.org

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

INFORMATION SERVICES DIRECTOR: Kate Feltgen
For general information, Kate can assist with any of your AEE needs or questions.  Kate is also in charge of member affinity programs and information outreach initiatives. 
770-447-5083, ext. 210          Fax: 770-446-3969           Email: info@aeecenter.org

 

MEMBERSHIP

Our Membership Department provides information and assistance in becoming a new member, renewing existing memberships, explaining membership benefits and discussing customer service needs.

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR: Patricia Ardavin
770-447-5083, ext. 224         Fax: 770-447-4354         Email: patricia@aeecenter.org

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTOR : Priscila Rivere
Priscila directs the Foundation of the Association of Energy Engineers Scholarship Program.  She works with AEE Chapters and students to support application submissions and Chapter nominations.  She works with the Chairman of the AEE Foundation in the administration of the program.   Priscila is also responsible for helping raise funds for the AEE Foundation through corporate, chapter and individual donations.  If you’d like to donate, her contact info can be found below!
770-447-5083, ext. 227 Fax: 770-446-3969 Email: priscila@aeecenter.org

SEMINARS

IN-HOUSE SEMINAR PLANNER: Ginger Hurmence
Ginger is responsible for the In-House Seminar program whereby companies can have most AEE seminars presented at their facility for their staff and customers. Contact Ginger for pricing plans, availability and courses offered.
770-279-4385                     Fax: 770-381-9865           Email: ginger@aeecenter.org

SELF-PACED SEMINARS: Beth Pearce
AEE presents a series of seminars which utilize online, at home study, testing, and class chat sessions.
770-925-9558                     Fax: 770-381-9865         Email: beth@aeecenter.org

LIVE SEMINARS & INTERNET TRAINING DIRECTOR: Valerie Oviatt
Valerie is in charge of all the preplanning and implementation of the Live AEE Energy Seminars which are held throughout the country. She coordinates with the instructors, the facility, and handles the attendee registrations. She also coordinates the Real-Time Online Seminars.
770-925-9633                     Fax: 770-381-9865          Email: valerie@aeecenter.org

NEWSLETTER AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS: Megan O'Neil
Please contact Megan for any press releases, AEE newsletters, or any other communication assistance.

770-447-5083, ext. 229          Email: megan@aeecenter.org

Please contact Jacqueline for Advertising Opportunities in the AEE newsletter.
770-279-4386       Email: jacqueline@aeecenter.org

To request removal from AEE's mailing list, please contact Kate Feltgen.
770-447-5083, ext. 210           Email: kate@aeecenter.org

 

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